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Merrimack Valley

November 2, 2012

Methuen will have curbside branch pickup for 2 weeks

METHUEN — By popular demand, the city will pick up branches on recycling days this week and next.

In order to take advantage of this service, residents must cut down their branches to four-foot lengths and tie them up.

The city is also keeping the landfill open until Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The city has waived the need for a landfill permit between these days for any resident who wishes to dispose of tree debris. There is no charge to drop off brush or tree debris.

Craft fair tomorrow in Methuen

METHUEN — Get a jump on your holiday shopping tomorrow at the Methuen Senior Activity Center’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair.

The fair runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Center, 77 Lowell St. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Come browse through the many assorted crafts, have lunch at the luncheon snack bar, and take chances on some great prizes in the giant raffle.

The day will also feature hourly drawings, a pastry shoppe, jewelry sale and a gift shop table.

Church hosting Veterans Day event

LAWRENCE – St. Anthony’s Maronite Catholic Church will be host its 4th annual Veterans Day event, Sunday Nov. 11 at 145 Amesbury St. The parish will hold a Mass in honor and memory of all its veterans at 9 a.m. Any veteran wishing to participate in the procession into the church should be in the church foyer by 8:30 a.m. A breakfast reception will follow in the church hall. All parishioners are invited.

A breakfast reception will follow in the church hall. All parishioners are invited.

Ruth’s House

needs volunteers

HAVERHILL – Ruth’s House, a non-profit thrift store/ clothing pantry at 111 Lafayette Square, is in need of gently used winter clothing and donations of new socks and underwear in all sizes to supply an expected need during the winter months..

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